It seems the only thing Florida stone crabbers harvested with any consistency this year was optimism. And that was often hard work.
The Florida flounder fishery — comprised mostly of the Southern and gulf species — continues to occupy a niche market in 2018 that likely will continue for the foreseeable future.
The state reports that some paddlefish harvesters were likely falsifying records to hide the fact that they’re taking too many of the fish.
An international team of researchers has completed a seven-year baseline study of fish populations in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Florida fishermen have been hard at work elevating the local mullet to its rightful place among good-eating fish, but that market is hard to manage when the fishery hits a downward turn.
On Oct. 13, 2017, the captain of the 74-foot shrimper Southern Bell left the wheelhouse…
In the coming weeks, the House is likely to vote on Rep. Don Young’s (R-Alaska)…
A typical workday for Florida Keys fisherman Kelly Nichols-Cordova begins with a 3 a.m. wakeup to head to her 43-foot lobster and stone crab boat Life Force.
In the ongoing battle over who can manage the Gulf of Mexico’s red snapper seasons the best, states will now be given the opportunity to test their private angler reporting system
Immediately after Hurricane Irma blew through south Florida in early September 2017, about 154,000 of the 350,000 lobster traps deployed annually in the waters around the Florida Keys were severely displaced or lost.
The fresh and frozen markets are what appear to drive yellowfin in the United States.
City officials in Miami are urging the federal government to keep NOAA at its current…